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scandal involving one of murdoch's british newspapers. we have two reports tonight from london. first, elizabeth palmer. liz? >> reporter: hello, bob. well, rupert murdoch testified for the very first time today and the eyes of the world were rivetted on these hearings. he actually volunteered to answer the government's questions for the very first time since this scandal erupted. the man who runs the world's most powerful media empire today had the world's media running after him. but the crusty combative rupert murdoch of legend was a different man today. his wife, wendy deng at his beck next to his lawyer joel klein and his son james at his side. the murdochs waited actually 27 second to say sorry. >> this is the most humble day of my life. >> i would like to say as well just how sorry i am and how sorry we are to particularly the victims of illegal voice mail interceptions and to their families. >> reporter: but sorry didn't mean they would admit knowing about widespread phone hacking and police bribery at the now-closed "news of the world" newspaper. though the lawmakers did try
>>> phone hacking hearing. british lawmakers take aim at rupert murdoch and his son. >> a scandal that as shaken an entire nation. >> i'm jessica kartalija. >> don scott. >> british politicians grilled rupert murdoch and his son james in london. they want answers about that phone hacking accusation but has the media im empire reeling. as charlie d'agata reports, a scuffle broke out in the hearing room just moments ago. >> reporter: media giant ruche -- rupert murdoch faced lawmakers. murdoch's son james apologized for phone hacking at the "news of the world" newspaper. >> a great regret. >> reporter: politicians fired questions at the murdochs all on live tv. >> ultimately you have responsibility for the whole fiasco. >> no. >> you're not responsible. who is responsible? >> the people i trussed to run it and then maybe the people he trusted. >> reporter: murdoch is accused of tapping voice mails of murder victims, politicians, even 9/11 victims. >> we have seen no evidence of that at all. >> reporter: the murdochs are walking a tight rope here giving lawmakers the information they
to take shape. >>> humble pie, rupert murdoch is grilled on his role in the phone hacking scandal after a protester makes a headline grabbing attack. >>> and no parking, a canadian car owner learns the hard way to pay attention to the sign. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everybody. thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. this morning the debt showdown in washington is focused on a bipartisan senate plan that is gaining legs on capitol hill and the white house. the proposal from the so-called gang of six calls for deep budget cuts and new revenues. joel brown is in washington with the latest on this. good morning, joel. >> betty, good morning. in this week's long battle over raising the debt limit, optimism has been hard to come by. that seemed to change yesterday, at least in the senate. we saw some republicans, some democrats, some conservatives, some liberals, coalescing around a bipartisan deal. >> it's time to get down to the business of actually solving this problem and i think we now are seeing the potential for a bipartisan consensus. >> reporter: president obama may
>>> tabloid trouble. what did they know? and when did they know it? rupert murdoch, his son and a top executive testified before parliament today in the phone hacking scandal that has rocked the uk. >>> no mercy. unrelenting heat smothers more than half of the country, and refuses to budge. >>> and homeward bound. the "atlantis" departs from the international space station for the "atlantis" departs from the international space station for the final time. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everybody, thanks for joining us, i'm betty nguyen. the british parliament gets its shot at rupert murdoch this morning. murdoch, his son james, and murdoch's former chief newspaper executive testified before a parliamentary committee this morning about the phone hacking scandal. a member of murdoch's board of directors is denying reports that the directors are considering replacing murdoch. but bloomberg news reports murdoch's future could depend on this morning's testimony. charlie d'agata is in london with the latest on this. good morning, charlie. >> good morning to you, betty.
murdoch here in the u.s. >>> and a dramatic victory. the u.s. women's soccer team is headed to the world cup finals for the first time in 12 years. >> oh the goal, an explosion! we win! usa! captioning funded by cbs >> good morning >> good morning on this thursday, and thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. >>> we begin with the increasingly tense talks to reduce the deficit and raise the debt limit. another meeting is scheduled for today. at yesterday's sitdown the talk was blunt with president obama telling republican congressional leaders "don't call my bluff." joel brown is in washington with the latest. good morning, joel. >> betty, good morning. by all accounts this was a tense session yesterday at the white house, both sides losing patience a bit. this was the longest white house session yet and still no progress to report. president obama will sit down with republicans again today, after a contentious meeting on wednesday. aides close to the debt ceiling negotiations say when house majority leader eric cantor pressed for a short term deal the president said "enough is enough. w
, meanwhile rupert murdoch the paper' owner is deep in damage control. elizabeth palmer reports. >> reporter: rupert murdoch arrived in london, conspicuously reading a copy of his notorious cameras, then smiled for the cameras as he went out for dinner with rebekah brooks his embattled ceo. the scandal has cost him one of his most profitable papers. staff leaving "news of the world" for the last time put a brave face on the murdoch decision to shut it down. the "news of the world" was the best selling newspaper in britain, a cheeky blend of skin, scandal and gotcha journalism, scarily aimed at british working people who enjoyed seeing the rich and the powerful taken down a peg or two, but not families touched by grief. the "news of the world" is under police investigation for hacking into voice mails belonging to relatives of fallen soldiers and a murdered teenager. journalists also hacked into the phones of celebrities who found out and sued. it was james, rupert murdoch's son and heir apparent who authorized a reported million-dollar out of court settlement to at least one of the hacking v
dad did, my grandfather did and it's what we do today. >>> media mogul rupert murdoch is doing damage control as there is flu fallout from britain's phone hacking scandal threatening his media empire. >> media mogul rupert murdoch faced a mob of reporters as he met with his em battled c.e.o. rebecca brooks in london. british police will question her later this week about the phone hacking coverup that happened on her watch. cameras caught murdoch reading sunday's final edition of the "news of the world." the paper ended a 168-year run after news broke that journalists were hacking into phones of murder and terrorism victims for stories. >> there will have to be some kind of massive clearout of the stables really. it just looks terrible. >> london's daily mirror tabloid is hitting murdoch with more claims of corruption involving 9/11 victims. the paper quotes an ex-new york city cop saying news of the world reporters offered to pay him for phone records of the dead. the phone hacking scandal boiled over last week with the case of millie doweller, a british teen murdered in 2002. her pa
murdoch grilled while his wife wendy jumped to an attack from a pie throwing prankster. live to london for the latest. >>> american airlines announces an $85 billion plan to buy a brand new fleet of planes. what it could mean for the economy and jobs in the united states. >>> deal or new deal? new hope for the budget talks. a possible break-through plan, president obama, even some republicans are praising. what it could mean for your wallet "early" this wednesday morning, july 20th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >> good morning, welcome to "the early show" here on wednesday, july 20th, i'm chris wragge. >> i'm rebecca jarvis. erica hill is off this morning. >>> prime minister david cameron faces questions in parliament over where he hired a former news editor from a newspaper that faces questions over phone hacking. jeff, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you from london. david come ron addressing the scandal as it appears to be getting closer and closer to his office. >> over the past two weeks a torrent of revelations and allegations has engulfed some of this country's most
. detectives are looking for another suspect. >>> an explosive day in parliament. murdoch forced to defend himself to lawmakers and from an attacker. charlie daggader reports. >> reporter: dozens of cameras swarmed rupert murdoch's range recover as he arrived with his son james. the testimony came to a halt when a man threw a cell phone at murdoch. his wife slapped him away before he could be hit. >> i'm absolutely shocked, and ashamed. >> what happened at the news of the world is wrong. we and i have apologized profusely and unreservedly for that. >> reporter: murdoch briefly spoke about the 911 victims hacking. >> reporter: murdoch says he is not responsible. he blamed individuals at the paper who he says deceived their superiors. lawmakers also grilled a former editor of the news of the world rebecca brooks who was arrested for bribes. the former chief testified 10 press officers in his department used to work for the news of the world. >> news corp.'s board of director said today it's standing behind murdoch and its management team despite the scandal. >>> storms hit the area, this tre
at the temperature or any heat advisory log on to wjz.com. >>> rupert murdoch is claiming ignorance. he testified before british parliament. he fought off lawmakers and an attack from a protester. >> reporter: dozens of cameras swarmed rupert murdoch's range rover as he arrived at parliamentary hearing with his son james. their testimony came to a hault when a man plunged at him with a plate of foam. earlier, murdoch testified he had no knowledge of the alleged hacking of the news of the world. >> i was absolutely shocked, appalled and ashamed when i heard about it. >> what happened at the news of the world was wrong. we and i have apologized for that. >> reporter: rupert murdoch briefly address the fbi investigation into possible 9/11 hacking victims. >> we have seen no evidence of that at all. >> reporter: murdoch say he's not ultimately responsible for the hacking is scandal and though he's chief executive. he blames individuals at the paper. lawmakers also grilled the formaller deadtor of the former editor of the news of the world rebekah brooks. >> i can say i never sanctioned. >> reporter
of rupert murdoch's top deputies. elizabeth palmer is in london with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the police investigation is getting very serious now. one of the main lines of inquiry is going to determine or try and determine whether senior officers of murdoch's company knew of or were involved in unethical or especially illegal activity. mobbed by reporters in london, rupert murdoch plowed through, all smiles, to have dinners with his embattled ceo rebekah brooks. she'll be questioned by police later this week. there is a scramble inside murdoch's media empire to control toxic fallout from the "news of the world" hacking scandal which could start waves in the u.s. >> there are waves of could it have happened here? there are locks of reporters at any given time on the ground in the u.s., many stories, many of its celebrity stories are datelined here. >> reporter: the scandal broke last week with the case of milly dowler, a teenager murdered in 2002. her parents and thousands of others discovered that personal voice messages had been hacked by "news of the world" journal
to the powerful murdoch clan had become so politically dangerous that he cut short an official visit to africa and rushed home to limit the damage. at a rowdy emergency session of parliament -- >> order! order. >> reporter: prime minister cameron was on the defensive. undermined by what appears to many to be a toxicly close relationship with rupert murdoch and his now disgraced executive team. >> you live and you learn, and believe you me i have learned. >> reporter: he batted away question after question. especially about his decision to hire an ex murdoch editor since arrested in the phone hacking scandal as his communications chief. >> if it turns out i've been lied to, that would be a moment for a profound apology. >> reporter: a reasonable poll shows 60% of britains think murdoch through his powerful newspaper group has far too much influence in british politics. influence cameron says he's been open about. >> what i've set out is not just meetings that are business meetings, official meetings with media executives and proprietors, but also private meetings as well. >> reporter: so it was
eyewitness news. >> coming up new at 4:30. learn more about rupert murdoch's young wife, who has become a sensation after hitting the man who tried to attack her husband during the phone hacking scandal. >>> a very, very big story today. suffocating air is moving in today. wjz found a woman on st. paul street, using an umbrella trying to keep today's heat at bay on university parkway. the high temperatures were not enough to keep work crews from making repairs. work goes on there. in northwest baltimore, you can see the heat coming off the road as temperatures climb into the 90s. and you know what? the worst of the heat is yet to come. bob turk is here with updated numbers from first warning weather. >> i think you're going to find tomorrow, much, much worse than it has been. >>> we're only at 92. yesterday, we did get up to humid 92. the dew point is way up there again at 72 degrees. when you combine those two, makes you feel like 101 degrees outside. easton just jumped up to 110. the heat index. ocean city at 92. and oakland, 83. because of these high temperatures and high dew points
. >>> still ahead at 5:00. standing by her man. rupert murdoch. tonight, a closer look. >>> a woman's drowning goes unnoticed for days. now, police released the surprising reason it happened. >>> students here in baltimore city head overseas. i'm jessica kartalija. i'll have their stories next ,,, >>> it's just observe 5:30. 92 degrees and sunny. good evening and thank you for staying with wjz eyewitness news. here are some of the things people are talking about tonight. >>> a federal judge gives the go-ahead to a lawsuit by the marine's family. the city of baltimore could be forced to pay millions for the officer's action. >> -- officer tshamba was leaving a mount vernon nightclub when he shot the unarmed marine 12 times with this police-issued weapon in a dispute over a woman. while tshamba awaits sentencing, a lawsuit by the victim's family moves full speed ahead in a federal court. this ruling allows the police department, the police commissioner, each the mayor, to be sued under a federal law for failing to stop an officer. >> there were several things that should have raised the red fla
>>> good morning. rupert murdoch is on the hot seat as he goes before parliament this morning to answer questions about his newspaper's hacking into thousands of cell phones, while his company denies that he may be replaced as ceo. we'll look at the rise and possible fall of this media skrient. >> a denver air traffic controller is accused of being drunk on the job. talking to planes in the air. now a federal investigation is under way and he's been suspended. we'll bring you the very latest. >>> a deadly heat wave is blamed for at least 13 deaths as 40 states reach 90 degrees or higher and 60 million americans battle this summer scorcher. and here's the bad news, it may only get worse. we're going to bring you the forecast and tell you when all this bad weather may finally break. >>> and the u.s. women's soccer team returns home from the world cup. we'll talk with some of the players about their run to the finals, their heartbreaking loss, and what's next for the team. "early" this tuesday morning, team. "early" this tuesday morning, july 19th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs
. >> reporter: now public opinion has turned sharply against the paper's owner, rupert murdoch, one of the world's most powerful media tycoons. he bought "the news of the world" back in 1969 and made it the cornerstone of an empire that now includes fox news and the "wall street journal." simon hoggart is a columnist for "the guardian." his newspaper has been investigating the scandal for years, and he says murdoch is facing an enormous backlash. >> now it's just loathing for the guy. >> reporter: the murdochs moved fast to close down "the news of the world" this week, but it's much easier to stop the presses than to repair a reputation tainted by lying and deceit. authorities announced a short time ago that they now arrested a third person in this scandal, a 63-year-old man, although we don't know yet who he is. and rupert murdoch himself is flying into london tomorrow from the u.s. to take charge personally of this spiraling mess. scott? >> pelley: thanks, liz. in syria today, the streets were filled again with protesters calling for president bashar al-assad to go. we have amateur video from
. >>> in the british phone hacking scandal, two people are contradicting testimony by rupert murdoch's son, james. james murdoch testified before parliament on tuesday saying he was unaware of critical evidence in the scandal. but a former editor and one of murdoch's former legal advisors both say that's not so. they say there was an e-mail years ago outlining how wide spread the problem was. and james murdoch, they say, knew about it. >>> just ahead on "the morning news," find out which state has the most binge drinkers. >> plus, what's wrong with this picture? the rotten to the core details up next. but first, bob schieffer has a preview of tonight's "cbs evening news". >>> every month, millions of americans depend on social security to support their families and make ends meet. but now they may not get the next check if the debt ceiling crisis is not resolved. that story tonight on the cbs evening news. >>> as much of this nation swelters in record heat, a large rural region of chile where it's wintertime is suffering through what they're calling a snow catastrophe. as much as nine feet of sno
allowing hackermyer violated policies. but there was no criminal intent. >>> rupert murdoch has dropped his takeover bid. tina kraus reports for wjz from london. >> it's a stunning defeat for rupert murdoch's media empire. newscorps is withdrawing its $14 billion bid for the lucratifer british satellite company, be sky be. >> reporter: the pullout comes just hours after britain's phone hacking scandal hit the houses of parl parliament. >> what has happened at this company is disgraceful. it has to be addressed. and they need to stop thinking about mergers until they sort out the mess they've created. >> they have warned murdoch to back out. but newscorps folded first, saying it was too difficult to progress in the current climate. murdoch is facing charges that his paper, news of the world, hacked into phones. the study has also brought scandal to the prime minister. hiring andycologiston as his communications chief. police arrested colson last week, accusing him of lying about the hacking. >> what the public wants us to do is address this firestorm. they want us to sort out bad practices a
. in britain rupert murdoch's media empire is at the center of a widening scandal over how far tabloids will go to get a story. it started with phone hacking, but now it includes allegations of bribery. and elizabeth palmer tells us that the royal family and a former prime minister may be among victims. >> reporter: today there were widely reported allegations that in 2007 the editor of "the news of the world" tried to pay $1,500 for a confidential directory of the royal family's phone numbers. and the seller? police officers assigned to protect them who also sold the paper information on where the queen and her family would be. and there's more. accusations that another of rupert murdoch's papers the "sun," obtained the medical records of former prime minister gordon brown's baby just after he was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. it was rebekah brooks, murdoch's british c.e.o., who called the browns to tell them the story was running, this according to former political aid david muir. >> they didn't know how rebekah came across this information and now that it's come to light it was obtained by
>>> a grong >>> a growing scandal, england's top cop and a former high ranking murdoch aide are swept up in britain's phone hacking scandal. >>> concert chaos, thousands run for safety when a stage collapses. in ottawa. >>> and in hiding, casey anthony gets out of jail and out of sight. captioning funded by cbs >>> and good morning, everyone. appreciate you joining us. i'm terrell brown in for betty nguyen. it's turning into the scandal that just won't quit. the voice mail hacking and police bribery investigation that's rocked england is snowballing. the latest this morning, britain's top police official, the head of scotland yard, has resigned, and the well-connected former chief executive of rupert murdoch's news international has been arrested. elizabeth palmer rorz. >> reporter: rebekah brooks had willingly made an appointment to go to the police station to answer questions when she arrived, she was arrested. anything she tells detectives now will become a formal part of the criminal inquiry into phone hacking and bribery of the "news of the world." brooks' arrest came a
, thank you very much. now to the latest on rupert murdoch. his mediale pirs includes the times of london, the "wall street journal" and the fox net would and he was on the verge of acquiring the british sky broadcasting network. but elizabeth palmer reports the tabloid hacking scandal forced him to pull the plug on that deal today as lawmakers on both side called for investigations. >> reporter: it's a sight many people thought they would never see. media tycoon rupert murdoch in retreat. today he abandoned his controversial $12 billion plan to expand into britain's lucrative satellite television business in a surrender to public outrage and political pressure. >> what has happened to this company is disgraceful, it got to be addressed at every level, and they should stop thinking about mergers when they've got to sort out the mess they've created. >> reporter: the prime minister dave cameron met today with the parents of the teen-age girl milly dowler whose stone lies at the heart of this scandal. she was murdered in 2002, but only last monday the public learned her phone had been hacke
testimony. why the british parliament wants to speak to rupert murdoch's son again. >>> and heartbreak crash caught on tape. you'll have to see this. >>> and of course, it's friday. the mercury just hit 100. how long will this last? don't miss the updated forecast. coming right up. >>> protestors in jerusalem threatened marchers in this year's annual gay pride march. about 3,000 people marched in support of homosexuality in israel. police arrested violent rioters who threw foul-smelling bags. ultraorthodox jews consider it to be an abomination of the city. >>> a parliamentary committee is deciding if james murdoch should answer more questions about cell phone hacking. in london, elizabeth palmer reports for wjz on the scandals. >> reporter: when james murdoch last answered the committee's questions, he sat next to his father. the media tycoon rupert. >> this is the most humble day of my life. >> they were sorry, they said, but believed the phone hacking and bribery in their newsroom were the work of two men employed by their paper who had already gone to jail. james specifically denied seein
into the phone hacking scandal of rupert murdoch's news corporation. the fbi wants to know if murdoch's reporters tried to hack into the phones of 9/11 victims. congressman peter king was one of the u.s. lawmakers who asked the fbi to get involved. >> anything at all which involved 9/11 victims at the fbi's jurisdiction over i want them to investigate and investigate fully. i have a lot of 9/11 families in my district. they're entitled to know if their privacy was violated and if their loved one's privacy was violated and that's what this is about. >> murdoch and one of his sons agreed to testify at a parliamentary hearing next week. >>> the u.s. is fighting a war in cyberspace. the pentagon says it's a battle to protect national security secrets but the other side is winning. some of the nation's most sensitive military secrets have been looted by spies who managed to break into government computers. david martin got an exclusive look into the pentagon command center. >> reporter: the joint strike fighter is the pentagon's high priced ticket to air superiority for the 21st century except four mo
trouble for the murdochs as two former advisers to james murdoch claim his testimony at the tabloid scandal hearings this week was flat out wrong. we go to london for the latest. >>> and the world couldn't wait to see kate middleton's wedding dress. now three months after its debut at the royal wedding it is on display at buckingham palace and more than 125,000 people have bought tickets to see it. more than 125,000 people have bought tickets to see it. we'll take you inside. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. welcome to "the early show" here on a friday morning. wow. 7:00 a.m. and already it is 90 degrees here in new york. it's going to have a feel-like temperature of 112 today. >> it hits you like a ton of bricks. you walk out of any building and, bam, there's the humidity and heat. >> welcome. hot across most of the country. i'm chris wragge along with -- >> i'm rebecca jarvis. erica hill is off today. happy friday. >> hopefully she's in an air conditioned room. >> she might be. >> it's brutal. how hot is it? forecasters predict it will feel like 115 today over a huge por
control free for millions of pem -- women. >>> under fire. first it was media giant rupert murdoch. now, britain's prime minister, grilled about the phone hacking scheme. >>> it is just after 6:30. and 91 degrees. hello, here are some of the stories people are talking about tonight. >> first day with rupert giant on the media hot seat. now, british lawmakers are hammering their own lawmakers over the phone hacking scandal. david cameron emphatically denies claims that he tried to stop an investigation. >> order! >> reporter: british lawmakers took aim at the prime minister over the debate in a phone hacking scandal. >> you live and you learn, and believe you me, i have learned. >> reporter: cameron is taking heat for hiring his former communications chief, andycologiston. colson -- andy colson. they hacked into the voice mails of politicians. >> reporter: with 20/20 hindsight and all that followed, i would not have offered him the job and i don't expect he would have taken it. >> it's not about whether he lied to him. it's about all of the information and warnings that the prime ministe
reports from london. >>> it's a stunning defeat for rupert murdoch's media empire. news corps is withdrawing its bid for the lucrative british satellite company company. thises and just hours after britain's phone hacking scandal hit the parliament. >> what is happening is graceful. and has to be addressed. >> british lawmakers had planned an afternoon vote to force murdoch to back away from the take overdeal. but newscorps folded first. yodz murdoch came under attack, after revelations his tabloids, the fuse of the world, hacked into the phones of murder and terror victims. the scandal has also embarrassed the prime minister. known for a cozy relationship for the media mogul. police arrested colson last week, accusing him of lying about the hacking whale he was editor of the tabloid. >> what they want us to do is sort out this firestorm. >> reporter: a small group protested outside of murdoch's home. as a car sped past cameras. members of parliament could question murdoch, his son james, and niewps corps ceo brooks next week. >> and murdoch is still leaving the door open to b
. >> billionaire rupert rupert murdoch's billion-dollar empire may be in trouble. even more of his papers are now under fire, and he's forced to do damage control. >> reporter: the phone-hacking scandal that took down rupert murdoch's news of the world, could be spreading to his other papers. there are -- now reports that they hack the into the personal information of ex-prime minister gordon brown. things like his bank accounts and his son's medical record. news international says it is investigating this latest charge. >> there will have to be some kind of massive, massive clearout, really, of the stables. it just looks terrible. >> reporter: murdoch is still supporting his embattled ceo, rebecca brooks. british police will question her later this week about the phone hacking cover-up that went on during her watch as news of the world. >> reporter: murdoch is dealing with more allegations of corruption. they said news of the world reporters offered to pay him for phone records of the dead. >> reporter: the phone hacking scandal boiled over last week, with the case of millie doweller, a british
wave in more than a decade. >>> as rupert murdoch returns to the u.s. he is accused of police payoffs by his reporters. we'll tell you what's next for the embattled media mogul, early this morning, july 21st, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. welcome to "the early show." there you see it barometer rising, humidity rising. >> you can see the humidity? >> the sun is rising. translation it is hot. >> it feels hotter than it even shows on your thermometer this morning. >> 80 degrees here in new york already. it's 7:01. in 32 states. >>> type of heat advisory today. these temperatures triple digits in a lot of places. we'll talk about that. coming up. >> i'm rebecca jarvis. erica hill is off this morning. >> and i'm chris wragge. >>> the final landing of the space shuttle. "atlantis" touched down early this morning at the kennedy space center. a perfect toend the shuttle program's last mission. cbs news national correspondent chip reid is at ksc with more on this. >> reporter: good morning, chris. you can see the shuttle "atlantis" at the end of the runway be
. intense scrutiny of roger murdoch. is the fbi investigating his route? >>> a walk across the street turns deadly for two severna park teens. i'm gigi barnett. that story is straight ahead. >>> i'm alex demetrick. coming up, a baltimore landmark closes up only to move down the street. that story as eyewitness news continues. >>> what a way to close out the workweek. will the weekend be just as nice? stick around for the updated first warning weather forecast. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> a night at the carnival turns deadly for an anne arundel county teenager after she and hia friend are struck by a car. it happened on richie highway. and police are beefing up their presence on that busy road. >>> for 17-year-old cara mitching and 18-year-old sean schneider, tuesday night was supposed to be filled with fun at the early heights carnival. but as the couple crossed richie highway at severna park, the night turned tragic. suddenly, both were struck by an oncoming car. >> it was just a crazy accident. >> reporter: that's how family friend elizabeth benfield describes it. medivacs lifted the teams to sh
screening. the fbi says there is no investigation that it was for an intended attack. >>> rupert murdoch's entire media empire is now threatened. >> reporter: the phone hacking scandal that took down rupert murdoch's "news of the world" could be spreading to his are the papers. there are now reports, journalists working at other irvetd -- international papers, including the sun and the times, hacked into bank accounts and credit cards. >> cannot go on like this. there will have to be some kind of massive, massive clearout of the stables really. it just looks terrible. >> reporter: murdoch is still supporting his embattled ceo, rebecca brooks. british police will question her later this week about the phone hacking cover-up that happened on her watch at news of the world. >> reporter: london's daily mirror tabloid is hitting murdoch with more claims of corruption, including 9/11 victims. it claims an exnew york city cop says rupert's paper offered to pay him. >> they were in hot water for hacking into the phone of millie dowler. >> reporter: police say journalists from news of the world h
that media mogul rupert murdoch's newscorps tried to hack into the phone records of 9/11 victims. >> reporter: rupert and james murdoch say they will let british lawmakers grill them about the phone hacking scandal. the newscorps boss and his son first refused to testify but agreed after members of parliament slapped them with court orders. lawmakers will also get to question news international chief rebecca brooks at the hearing on tuesday. the parliamentary panel is digging into allegations, reporters hacked the phones of murder and terror victims. they've already interrogated senior police officers, accused of taking money from journalists, sniffing for stories. >> reporter: british police are still sniffing for arrests in the hacking scandal. the latest arrest is a former deputy from news around the world. >> reporter: the latest scandal is showing signs of spreading to america. several are demanding an investigation into whether newscorps broke a u.s. law, banning bribes to u.s. foreign officials. they also want to know if families of 9/11 and other american victims may have had their ph
of -- records of 9/11 victims. >>> the phone hacking scandal that took down rupert murdoch's news of the world, could be spreading to its other papers. there are now reports journalists working at news international papers, including the sun and sunday times, hacked into the personal information of ex-prime minister gordon brown. things like his bank account. and his son's medical record. news international says it's investigating this latest charge. >> cannot go on like this. there will have to be some kind of massive, massive clearout of the stables really. it just looks terrible. >> reporter: murdoch is still supporting its embattled ceo, rebecca brooks. british police will question her later this week about the phone hacking cover-up that happened on her watch, at news around the world. >> london's daily mirror tabloid is hitting murdoch with corruption. the paper quotes an ex-new york city cop, saying "news of the world" reporters offered to pay him for phone records of the dead. >> reporter: the phone hacking scandal boiled over last week, with the case of millie dowler, a british teen m
threats. >>> better late than never, rupert murdoch is apologizing to the public after his media empire deals with a major phone hacking scandal. murdoch printed a full page add in england's largest newspaper, apologizing to readers. reporters at the news of the world were caught hacking into the phones of thousands of people and that has murdoch and many subordinates facing legal and political troubles. >> i want to know were they aware a crime had taken place o gave them the authority, those kind of things. i'd like rupert murdoch to tell us what he knew as well. >> murdoch is set to appear before parliament next week. the fb-i is also investigating alexis quezada allegations that his reporters targeted 9/11 victims. >>> three people are in the hospital after a police pursuit comes to a vie leapt end in the middle of a north baltimore neighborhood. >> for an act of this magnitude in this neighborhood is shocking that somebody would drive that fast. >> police say a suspect in a stolen mercedes was trying to run away from police when he crashed two vehicles, police say the man who stole
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from the buttocks. >>> families of some 9/11 victims will meet to talk about rupert murdoch's -- was contacted by the staff. the british tabloid was shut down after it was revealed that they hacked into voice mail messages of private citizens. the meeting with the attorney generally take place next month. murder dock's -- murdoch's u.s. based company says there is no evidence. >>> may go to prison for defrauding taxpayers. the u.s. attorney says it stemmed from heart operations he performed unnecessarily. along with some of the new state guards being put in place for patients statewide. >> dr. john mclean faces prison time after a federal jury convicted him of defrauding medicare of thousands of dollars. accused him of placing more than 2000 extents. his -- stints. his case is just the latest in a national event and whether stint manufacturers have relationships with doctors that are just too cozy. places safeguards on all operations. >> i think the key thing is we're confident they are very good standards, that people are being held accountable. >> if there is any peer revi
. britain's prime minister was in front of parliament both distancing himself from murdoch. >> you live and you learn and believe you me, i have learned. >> reporter: allegations of the scandal came to light when news came that journalists were hacking phones of murder victims victims. >> it cannot go on like this. there will have to be some kind of massive. >> reporter: say prime minister cameron and murdoch have too cozy a relationship. >> our business meetings, official meetings with business executives but also private meetings as well. >> reporter: while the scandal is still being accessed there is some that believe it may reach america as well. >>> now, at&t and also sprint are advising its customers if you believe in the united states your phone could be hacked you should set up a password. they say that should prevent anyone from hacking into your phone. >> reporter: scotland yard has set up a line to deal with the surge. >>> a man pulled to safety in north baltimore. found a man in a deep ravine. the man's injuries prompted a special operation to rescue him. the fire department
for britain's free-for-all press. >> mr. murdoch -- >> rupert murdoch sits on top of the press, news of the world, as well as wall street and fox. >> reporter: news of the world has been the british paper for 168 years. but people we spoke to today said it was time to pull the murdoch plug. >> unbelievable this was going on for so long. i'm glad they closed down that paper. >> reporter: some watchers believe the shutdown is calculated because murdoch is trying to take over a major deal, british sky broadcasting. if the deal is blocked, it could cost him billions. rita nissan, wjz eyewitness news. >> and the last edition of the news of the world will be published on sunday. >>> a night out at the ballpark turns tragic. kai is in the newsroom with details on this disturbing story. >>> a texas rangers fan plunges to his death, trying to catch a ball. the 39-year-old man was reaching for a baseball that was tossed in the stands by outfielder josh hamilton. the man fell about 20 feet and landed on concrete at the ballpark in arlington. after catching that ball. his young son was with him
tighter rules for britain's free-for-all press. >> mr. murdoch. >> reporter: rupert murdoch sits on top of the media empire that runs the media world. as well as wall street journal and fox. >> reporter: news of the world has been the primary news for britain for 168 years. but people we spoke with say it was time for the murdoch family to pull the plug. >> unbelievable that something like this has been going on for so long. >> i'm glad they closed down the paper. >> reporter: some media watchers believe the shutdown is calculated because murdoch is trying to secure a major deal to take over british sky broadcasting. if the deal is blocked, it could cost him bill whereons. -- billions. >> the final day of publication for the news of the world is sunday. >>> investigators now say four people died when a small plane crashed into a medical building in northern california. the faa says two adults and two children were inside the aircraft. witnesses say the plane hit in the parking lot and then skidded into the building. no one on the ground was hurt. >>> a jail break caught on tape leads to
two separate probes and promised tighter rules for britain's free-for-all press. >> mr. murdoch? >> rupert murdoch sits on top of the media enterprise that runs news of the world. >> reporter: the news of the world has been an institution in britain for 168 years. but the people we spoke to say it was time for the murdoch family to pull the plug. >> unbelievable that something like this has been going on for so long. >> yeah. i'm glad news of the world is now closing down their paper. >> reporter: some media watchers believe the shutdown is calculated. because murdoch is trying to secure a major deal to take over british sky broadcasting. if the deal is blocked, it could cost him billions. rita nissan, wjz eyewitness news. >> reporter: investors have reacted to the scandal scares. they closed down 7% in today's trading. that's more than a billion dollars in lost revenue. >>> president obama says the continuing debate over the nation's debt is now contributing to the sluggish economy. the president said the uncertainty has caused businesses to hold back on investments and creatin
for this emergency meeting to stem the growing relationship with the murdoch empire. >> the people i've trusted to run and then, maybe the people they trusted. >> reporter: murdoch has no plans to step down from his global empire. >>> during murdoch's testimony, a man tried to show a shaving cream pie in his face, he faces charges now. >>> boeing is making a last ditch appeal to american airlines. it wants to sell the company the revamped 737 with the new revamped engine. american airlines is needing 200 new planes. some of the order will go to air bus from europe. >>> nissan's lease is getting expensive. it's costing over $3500. they're adding features like heated seats. the car will be sold in more states. right now, it's only available in six states. >>> michael vick is throwing his weight behind a tougher federal dog fighting bill. he's taking the fight to capitol hill. >> today, i'm here to send a similar message, to address the problem and break the cycle, there, teaching the kids not to get mixed up in the crime. >> lawmakers are stiffening penalties for those who bring children to dog f
. >> reporter: authorities on bothsides of the atlantic are investigating murdoch's media empire. i'll have that story, coming up. >>> i'm sharon gibala with traffic control. if you're just about to head out, here's a live look at what you face on 95, southbound lanes are jammed. that's in the southbound direction around maryland 222. we'll give you an update in a few minutes. right now, over to marty. >> more than dunkin donuts, we had a chance to talk to the executive of dunkin donuts. how do you dream this stuff up? do you eat all of the stuff and how did you lose 400 pounds by eating your own cooking. we'll have a discussion after this. come here! somebody help! [ nail gun firing ] [ nails ricocheting ] [ paint splashes ] my hero! anyone can be a hero with the new get yours for a limited time only. america runs on dunkin'. hurry in today for your "first avenger" tri-cup ♪ good day sunshine. >>> good morning on your last mission. >>> that was paul mccartney himself saying good morning to the astronauts on board the international space station. the president is calling the space station
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dad did, my grandfather did and it's what we do today. from the embattled press baron rupert murdoch to the polo playing prince william and his bride stories with the british connection have been very much in the news this past week. ben tracy will have more on the royal tour of california. but first elizabeth palmer in london with the latest on the end of the world, at least for the world's newspaper, that is. >> reporter: the last edition of the news of the world was a proud farewell that recalled 168 years of sunday scoops. rupert murdoch bought the paper in 1969 and used its profits to build his vast media empire that now includes fox news, the wall street journal, and the new york post. but this week this scrappy tabloid was engulfed by scandal. though it remained one of the best-selling newspapers in the english speaking world its name is disgraced and the fallout has damaged politicians, the police and the formidable mr. murdoch. the scandal exploded with a teenager murdered in 2002. on monday in london, a private investigator working for the news of the world was accused of h
murdoch to testify in london and possibly washington. new development every day. television deal with bsky b looks like it's -- >> out. >> -- a thing of the past. >>> with time going out, the president abruptly walked out of wednesday's meeting according to republicans. nancy cordes joins us live from capitol hill with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, chris. it appears that patience is wearing thin in the room where the president is meeting at the white house with eight top congressional leaders. both sides accuse the other of moving the goal posts, of failing to lead and now it appears the president has had enough. they may have been all smiles at the start of the meeting but tensions flaired after house majority leader eric cantor republican from virginia repeatedly proposed a series of short term extensions of the debt limit if a larger deal proved unattainable. "i said i was willing to come off my insistence that there was one vote," cantor told reporters afterwards "so i asked the president would that be something that he wou
for media mogul rupert murdoch and the phone hacking scandal in britain. this morning, new pressure for him to drop his plans to buy a broadcasting company and push for judicial inquiry into the hacking controversy. we'll go to london for the latest in a bit. first we welcome you back to "the early show." i'm chris wragge in new york with erica hill. >> the language is becoming more clear, perhaps more concrete for the rest of us, during the ongoing debates in washington. first the president says millions of dollars in benefits may not go out next month and the threat of national default. many see this as a game of political chicken. many americans are growing weary of the game. cbs news evening anchor scott pelley sat down for a one on one with president obama tuesday. he joins us with more from washington. good morning again. >> although it appears democrats and republicans come to a stand still president obama insisted he believes can he get it done and when we asked the president for specifics about how to close the deal and how many democrats were on board, this is what he had to say.
. it centers around the son of newscorps ceo rupert murdoch. two say they told murdoch, the eavesdropping practice was widespread. james murdoch recently told parliament he was only aware of one doing it. prime minister david cameron called for them to ask more questions. >>> a fiery morning crash, involving a tour bus and a tractor-trailer, closes down parts of the threw way. police say they were trying to reenter the highway when it was hit from behind. the driver was rig and more than 30 people on the bus were taken to the hospital. two of them are in critical condition. >>> a bizarre robbery is caught on video, at a florida liquor store. watch as these two women shove bottles of wine and liquor under their skirts. owners say this is the second time these two women have stolen liquor from the store in this way. >>> time for a quick look at some of the stories that you'll find in tomorrow morning's edition of the baltimore sun. reports from the dew tour in ocean city, where ironically, skateboarding is against the law. >>> catching up with michael phelps who is in china preparing for th
. investigators are looking into whether jawrnlists at rupert murdoch's news of the world, listened into kes operate conversations families had with police after the 2005 attacks. it also tapped into the account of missing 13-year-old millie doweller, not only listening to her voice mail, but deleting messages from frantic messages. the activity on the phone gave her family hope that she was still alive. >> this is disgusting, disgraceful. there are no words to describe how awful it is to the parents. >> reporter: the new hacking allegations are infuriating the british public. prompting an emergency government session and calls for an immediate investigation. >> we're talking about murder victims, potentially terrorist victims, having their phones hacked into. it is absolutely disgusting. >> when the scandal first broke, the targets were mainly celebrities like mick jagger, eric clapton, gwyneth paltrow, and hugh grant. >> i think there is a national revulsion here about what they did. >> reporter: at the center of the controversy is rebecca brooks who headed up the tabloid for years and is
, bob. stir still ahead on eyewitness news at 6:00. pie attack. rupert murdoch hit in the face by a strange attack. why the man said he did it and the charges he faces. >>> i'm alex demetrick coming up. massive last flight for maryland, searching for bad air. that story as eyewitness news continue. >>> and once again on the breaking news. the house has just passed one version of the debt release plan. a live update is ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> if is just after 6:30. 100 degrees out. and it's hot. good evening. thank you for staying with wjz. here are some of the stories people are talk being tonight. breaking news, as wjz told you, just moments ago, the house of representatives has passed a version of the debt release plan. mike hellgren is following developments from washington from the newsroom. mike? >> and that is the republican version. it passed by 218 votes. however, the president has said he will veto it. and democrats in the senate say it does not have enough votes to pass there. so essentially, there is still no deal at this time. and many marylanders are telling us, they'r
be spreading to the u.s.? tina kraus reports for wjz from london. >> reporter: rupert and james murdoch say they will let british lawmakers grill them about the phone hacking scandal. the british media mogul and his son first refused to testify. but then parliament slapped charges on them. >> the parliamentary panel is digging into allegations. reporters hacked the phone of murder and terror victims. they've already interrogated senior police officers, accuse of taking money from journalists, sniffing for stories. >> british police are still making arrests in the hacking scandal. the latest suspect is a former editor for news of the world. >> the newscorps scandal is now showing signs in america. showing whether they bribed officials. lawmakers aspect also want to know if others may have had their phones hacked, too. >> there's really no reason to believe, given what's going on in britain and how this is mushrooming, that there aren't going to be similar episodes here. >> murdoch is known as the dirty digger in the uk. now, the media billionaire is trying to dig himself out of the scandal t
company said it would buy back $5 billion worth of the phone's stock. rupert murdoch and its country are talking about the takeover of british sigh broadcasting. the u.s. trade deficit surged 15% in may, to more than $50 billion. that is the highest level in more than 2 1/2 years. the trade deficit was driven higher by trade increase. and hiring is not likely to pick up this summer. the labor department says employers advertise 3 million jobs in may. the same amount as in april. companies can take anywhere from 1 to 3 months to fill a position. and there is heavy competition for each opening. in may, about 5,000 were for each. stay with cbsmoneywatch.com. >>> coming up on wjz eyewitness news at 4:00. why house republicans want you to be able to choose what kind of bulbs you buy. >>> i'm mike schuh, wjz eyewitness news. at the inner harbor. drivers from all over the globe will be coming here on labor day. but we'll be talking to someone from baltimore, driving this car. the story when eyewitness news continues. >>> tempts are still pretty high this afternoon. what tomorrow will bring
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